The BMW Motorrad C 400 GT has arrived in the Indian market at a premium ex-showroom (pan-India) price tag of Rs 9,95,000. This premium scooter from the Bavarian manufacturer packs a muscular design, premium features, and a powerful engine. Here we list the top five highlights of the new BMW C 400 GT.
In terms of styling, the new C 400 GT comes with an apron-mounted headlight, a tall windscreen, a step-up saddle, a 12.7-litre fuel tank, and a muscular design. The windscreen should provide decent protection against windblasts. The spacious saddle, on the other hand, should make long rides comfortable. The C 400 GT is equipped with a side-stand and a centre-stand. The seat height of 775mm will make it easily accessible to most riders.
The scooter is available in two colour choices – Style Triple Black and Alpine White. Both colours are available at a premium price tag of Rs 9,95,000.
The new C 400 GT packs a premium feature list that comprises full-LED lighting as standard. The scooter also benefits from modern features such as Keyless Ride, a Bluetooth-enabled 6.5-inch full-colour TFT screen, BMW Motorrad Multi-Controller, a 12-volt socket, and a USB charging interface. The BMW Motorrad Connectivity App gives access to the navigation function. Standard electronic rider aids include ABS and Automatic Stability Control.
The mechanical specifications on the new BMW C 400 GT include a 350cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that makes 33.5bhp of maximum power at 7,500rpm and 35Nm of peak torque at 5,750rpm. The motor is linked to a CVT gearbox. The 0-100kmph acceleration time stands at a claimed 9.5 seconds while the top speed is rated at 139kmph.
The new C 400 GT is built around a tubular steel frame. This scooter uses telescopic front forks and two spring struts at the back to handle the suspension tasks. The anchoring power comes from twin discs at the front and a single rotor at the rear while the safety net includes ABS. The scooter rides on 15-inch front/14-inch rear wheels that are wrapped in 120/70-section and 150/70-section tyres, respectively.